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Dominic Travers joins Rix & Kay Solicitors

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Dominic Travers has joined the Brighton & Hove office of Rix & Kay Solicitors as Partner. 

His arrival boosts a Corporate & Commercial team already recognised as one of the leading teams in the South East by the Legal 500 and Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession.

Dominic’s areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions, company establishments and restructures, joint venture shareholder agreements and tax efficient investments.  He also advises on corporate governance, venture capital and private equity fund raisings, initial public offerings and secondary fund raisings on AIM, corporate aspects of insolvency transactions as well as Partnership agreements, including LLPs for professionals such as GPs and dentists. 

Previous to joining Rix & Kay he was a partner at the boutique City office of DMH Stallard and prior to that was a corporate finance lawyer in the City for nearly a decade.

Dominic is recommended by Legal 500 UK in the South East for the healthcare sector having advised on the establishment of a private hospital, NHS contracts, university spin-outs and numerous care home transactions. According to Chambers, in which Dominic is ranked as a leader in his field, he is known for providing pragmatic advice and is a client favourite.  One enthusiastic respondent to Chambers: "He did a splendid job - it was on time and, more importantly, within budget."

Dominic commented: “Since the merger with Bunkers three years ago Rix & Kay has made significant inroads into the local market and are now considered by many local professionals as the first point of call for complex and challenging matters.  It’s great to be joining a team with such a first class reputation and being able to focus on businesses in the Brighton & Hove and wider Sussex area.  I look forward to assisting the firm fulfill its ambitious plans.”

Head of Corporate & Commercial, Bruce Hayter, added: “Dominic has significant and broad ranging corporate experience combined with a real insight into the issues faced by businesses, in particular care homes, property development companies, the technology and leisure sectors.  He really enjoys getting out and about talking to clients about their businesses and getting to know them better and works closely with other professionals such as accountants and banks to deliver a full service to clients.  We are really excited about him joining the firm.” 

The Corporate & Commercial team now includes four Partners who regularly advise clients across Kent and Sussex as well as a growing number of foreign clients and have handled matters with a value of nearly £100 million during the last year.  

Author:Rix & Kay LLP